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, which we celebrate a man and a movement that did so much for this country, let us draw strength from those earlier struggles. first and foremost, let us remember that change has never been quick. change has never been simple or without controversy. change depends on persistence. change requires determination. it took a full decade before the moral guidance of brown versus board of education was translated into the enforcement measures of the civil rights about and the voting rights act. but those ten long years did not lead dr. king to give up. he kept on pushing. he kept on speaking. he kept on marching until change finally came. and when the civil rights and voting rights act was passed, americans still found themselves trammed in pockets of povr across the country. dr. king d didn't say this was a failure, this is too hard, let's settle for what we got and let's go home. instead, he said let's take those victories and broaden our mission to achieve not just civil and political equality but also economic justice. let's fight for a living wage and beer schools and jobs for all who a
for joining us. i want to start with the drone strike that took out the top prop gan diss, at least for al qaeda in the iranian peninsula, perhaps took out the bombmaker for the same group and also took out samir khan. what's your reaction to that? >> well, i think it was a very good strike. i think it was justified. i think it is very effective use of our drone technology. thing i'm waiting for is for the administration to go back and correct something they said two years ago when they criticized us for "overreacting" to the events of 9/11. they, in effect, said that we had walked away from our ideals, or taking policy contrary to our ideals when we had enhanced interrogation techniques. they clearly had moved in the direction of taking robust action when they feel it is justified. i say in this case i think it was but i think they need to go back and reconsider what the president said when he was in cairo. >> i want your reaction as well because of your group that you work, but let me just clarify what you are talking about. this was an american -- actually two americans were killed, two
all for spending some time with us on this cnn saturday and sunday morning but don't go anywhere because candy crowley and "state of the union" starts about -- right now. >>> in the words of defense secretary leon panetta, this has been a bad year for terrorists. today the struggle against al qaeda with former vice president dick cheney and liz cheney, former state department official, and with former cia director michael haden and the former ranking member of the house intelligence committee, jane harman. >>> then restlessness with the republican presidential field. insights from mississippi governor haley barbour. >>> five months after navy s.e.a.l.s raided a house in pakistan and kill osama bin laden, the cia launched an armed drone into yemen killing the intended target, famed terrorist recruiters and prop gan diss, anwar al awlaki, an american. here to talk about the terrorist's bad years is former vice president dick cheney and his lawyer, liz cheney, chair of a national security advocacy group, keep america safe. together they wrote "in my time, a personal and political ma
"reliable sources." i'm howard kurtz. join us next is sunday morning, 11:00 a.m. eastern, for another critical look at the media. "state of the union" with candy crowley begins right now. >>> history turns a page to a post-gadhafi libya and a post u.s. iraq. today, the next chapter in the arab world with secretary of state hillary clinton. then, jobs, jobs, and 2012, on the campaign trail with vice president joe biden. >> it's a different republican party in the house of representatives. it's different. >> and from louisville, senate republican leader mitch mcconnell. >> the president is out there doing his best howard dean impersonation. he's completely out of touch. >> i'm candy crowley. and this is "state of the and this is "state of the union." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> the remaining 39,000 u.s. troops in iraq will be out by december, the fulfillment of an obama campaign promise, the end of a war, the beginning of the unknown. >> i think that they deserve a great credit. at the same time, we are now leaving iraq completely which is the number-one prior
is in the white house. you received word and uncover a plot to kill the saudi arabian ambassador to the u.s. in the u.s. there is a money trail that leads you to the government of iran and some sector of it. do you what? >> continue the strategy that a geng grich ed gingrich administration would have to undermine a dick take the per. >> in what way? >> using all the techniques president reagan and prime minister thatcher and pope john paul used to destroy the receive yet empire. we should replace the iranian dictatorship with the maximum amount of suspicion to arouse ethnic dissent and build a radio and television-free iran and to apply every possible economic sanction, including ultimately if necessary cutting off gasoline so that the regime collapses. we will never, ever be safe if the north korean and iranian dictatorships survive and we need to understand these are long-term strategic problems. this is one more tactical example of a war. they've been waging war against us since 1979. they think so, they plan for it, they kill us. they have plots around the world. they support terrorist
. thank you all for being with us here. >>> in the two minutes since she won the iowa straw poll, michele bachmann has fallen from the top tier to the bottom. herman cain has gone from the bottom tier to the top. rick perry plu up hblue up his seat and continued to slide and mitt romney has gone from weak front-runner to, well, weak front-runner. today the race to the white house with republican presidential candidates, businessman herman cain and congresswoman michele bachmann. >>> then, the economy, the jobs bill and 2012 with moody's analytics chief economist mark zandi and veteran political journalist ron brownstein of the "national journal" and peter baker of the "new york times." >>> i'm candy crowley, and this is "state of the union." >>> herman cain and michele bachmann were on this show the day after the iowa straw poll in august. she won, he was fifth, but unbowed. >> this campaign has encouraged and our momentum continues to grow. >> reporter: in an august quinnipiac poll, bachmann ranked third among republicans with 12%. cain just 5%. now in a cbs news poll of republican prima
, republican presidential contender herman cain. >> thank you, candy. >> thanks for finding time for us between "the view" and the "tonight show." appreciate it. couple of topics have been in the news and i want to play you something that pastor robert jeffress, head of the southern baptist convention and senior pastor at a church in texas, had to say about -- was sort of aimed at mitt romney. take a listen here. >> yes. >> the southern baptist convention, which is the largest protestant denomination in the world, has officially labeled mormonism as a cult. i think mitt romney is a good moral man, but i think those of us who are born-again followers of christ should always prefer a competent christian to a competent non-christian like mitt romney. >> is mitt romney a non-christian? >> i'm not running for theologian in chief. i'm a lifelong christian. what that means is one of my guiding principles for the decisions i make is i start with do the right thing. i'm not getting into that controversy. >> but it still will beg the question that you dodged a direct question which is, is mitt romney not
because we have to. people are promising to spend, you know, hundreds of millions of dollars against us who don't have to disclose anything. so we have to be prepared to ward that off. so it is not a perfect system. but is he better than anybody has ever been before on this? has he made a real difference on this? absolutely. >> without taking away anything he's done in this score, would you concede that you have people who are bundlers and who are raising money for president obama that, by the definition of the word lobbyist, are in fact federal lobbyists? >> well, i meanvy to run through the list of people who were there and i don't know the answer. what i do know -- >> it's possible though. >> -- this administration has been more scrupulous and more transparent than any administration in history. >> and also promised not have federal lobbyists raise money for them. that's why we're having this conversation. >> we promised not take conversations from federal lobbyists and we don't take contributions from federal lobbyists. >> that are registered. >> the point here is, do lobbyists leve
center." thanks, tom. that's it for this edition of "reliable sources." join us next sunday morning at 11:00 eastern for another critical look at the media. >>> the economy shows a pulse and the president -- >> we can't wait for congress to do its job. so where they won't act, i will. >> -- flexes some muscle. >>> today, a conversation with senior obama campaign strategist david axelrod. >>> then, ron paul on his 2012 bid, the tea party and third parties. >>> and a look at early primary states with a trio of veteran reporters -- florida's adam smith, iowa's kay henderson, south carolina's gina smith. >>> then, the economy through the prism of halloween. with ellen davis of the national retail federation. >> when the economy is suffering, halloween spending soars. >> i'm candy crowley. and this is "state of the union." >>> an economic trifecta thursday boosted the administration and maybe the president's re-election chances, too. new figures show the economy grew by 2.5% in the third quarter, almost double the growth in the previous quarter. and european leaders struck a deal to sett
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